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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the technology into the curriculum. >> a new plan coming to california and the questions raised about its effectiveness. >> soring gas prices are getting the governor's attention. tonight he is calling it an emergency. cbs reporter linda is live. >> reporter: california drivers are asking when will the pain end. costs $70 to fill up gas tanks for regular. we are told relief may be coming. >> reporter: it has been another day of record breaking prices and that moment of dread. >> $84.17. >>> for 17 gallons. prices hiked up over night after a week of spikes. >> from 52 cents. >>> the average price in california is $4.66. but most pumps are reflecting $5 a gallon. >> they are ridiculously high. what happened to president obama bringing it down? >> reporter: it will be governor jerry brown. he directed the board to take steps to allow the early transition of winter blend gas, which normally isn't sold till november 1. part of the problem, the effort to protect the environment. air pollution regulations requires special summer and winter blends and supplies were reduced after the fire in augu
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
>> jeff: gas prices in california push beyond the record set only yesterday. john blackstone on where it goes from here. 30 days away, the president is campaigning for more cash following a huge haul in september. nancy cordes is in los angeles. a hospital that wants to make house calls. >> take a deep breath n and hout. >> jeff: good for patients and the bottom line. then the man about to jump from 23 miles up. a freefall to break the sound barrier. >> this step not unknown that is why i'm nervous. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. the price of gas in california set another all-time high overnight. the state average at $4.66 cents a gallon breaking the old record set just yesterday. the national average now a full 85 cents less. with more on why this rise continues and what happens next, here's john blackstone. >> reporter: for california drivers sunday brought yet another jump in gas prices. the statewide average up a nickel overnight to almost $4.66 a gallon. it has happened every day for the past we
Univision
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
california por el dramÁtico aumento en el precio de la gasolina, el gobernador jerry brown ordena vender combustible mÁs barato y el lÍder campesino cesar chÁvez tiene monumento nacional el primero en honor a un hispano en estados unidos, el apreciaba bak obama lo inauguro en california comenzamos. >>> buenas noches, estamos transmitiendo en vivo de caracas venezuela. hugo chÁvez fue reelegido como presidente de venezuela. y la denuncia de fraude. las diferencias de votos entre uno y otro son enormes. y por una parte tenemos a hugo chÁvez con 8 minutos de voto y enrique capriles con 6 millones. cuenta perfectamente la historia el siglo, habla de re electo hugo chÁvez. y el periÓdico la calle, dice, chÁvez, ganamos en 20 estados. 20 de 24. y los resultados del consejo nacional electoral hasta el momento, con casi todas las urnas contadas, el presidente hugo chÁvez, obtuvo 55% del voto, y enrique capriles tuvo el 44%. esto es lo que significa, es que hay muchos ganadores, pero tambiÉn muchos perdedores, francisco en caracas nos lo cuenta. >>> mÚsica alegrÍa y fiesta en el centr
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
with information is asked to call hercules police. >>> the california highway patrol is trying to determine what caused a deadly accident today in pleasanton. it happened around 7:45 this morning at the sunol boulevard off ramp and i-680. a driver swerved off the road and crashed into a ditch. one person was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. there's no word on any other injuries. >>> pg & e crews worked through the day to try to restore electricity to thousands of customers in hayward after a driver took out a power pole. a female driver took out the pole this morning. live power lines then fell on to homes and cars. no one was hurt. at last word all by 66 customers had their power back. pg & e says it's supposed to have electricity back on for those customers by mid-night. >>> video emerges as do new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco. the conflicting stories from protesters and police. >>> president obama back in california looking for campaign cash. the high profile bay area figures expected at tomorrow's event in san francisco. >>> as gas prices h
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the numbers. next, the sticker shock in california getting worse as prices hit record highs. could it happen here you? find out what the state is doing to ease the pain. ♪ [ male announcer ] let's say you need to take care of legal matters. wouldn't it be nice if there was an easier, less-expensive option than using a traditional lawyer? well, legalzoom came up with a better way. we took the best of the old and combined it with modern technology. together you get quality services on your terms, with total customer support. legalzoom documents have been accepted in all 50 states, and they're backed by a 100% satisfaction guarant. so go to legalzoom.com today and see for yourself. it's law that just makes sense. chances are, you're not made of and seemoney,ourself. so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. ♪ gerri: the gas price shock continues. the golden state, fuel prices have jumped more than $0.55 reaching historic highs. the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is at $4.67 compared to the national average of $3.82. he's going to rental c
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
prices. prices up to an all-time high in california. innen effort to ease the burden, governor brown took emergency action today. kimberly tere has more on that an it seems you found one of the cheapest places for gas in the area. >> reporter: at this gas station on mcgee and north 33rd, you can see for yourself, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 4.37. 31 cents less than the state average but most say it isn't a bargain. >> i'm not working so i'm looking for the cheapest gas. >> looks like she found it. it has been busy all day with drivers looking to save at the pump. >> i try to get it where it is the cheapest and this is the area to come. >> reporter: worth the wait? >> i can say it is. >> reporter: governor jerry brown is now stepping in an unprecedented move aimed at driving down gas prices, brown directed the california air resources board to alu the production of less expensive winter blend of gas. >> winter blend is essentially a similar type of gasoline that doesn't have to meet as stringent air pollution requirements. with summer months, cleaner version is necessary
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
today as part of his west coast swing to tap into what is being called the california atm for political fundraising. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge is outside the bill graham civic auditorium where the president will appear at two events today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the presidents will be taking part in a dinner and concert fundraiser that will happen here at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. that will be tonight. all to raise more campaign cash. r & b singer john legend will be on hand to perform. and earlier this afternoon once the president arrives here he also has an event at the intercontinental hotel where alex smith is expected to attend. mr. obama spent yesterday down in l.a. doing fundraising as well. he spoke at a star studded event that included a performance by stevey wonder. his two day event could push the president over the $1 billion mark in fundraising. in september he hauled in a record setting $181 million. now despite his lackluster debate performance, the president last night struck a confident tone at the event. >> but here
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
. while the president campaigns in california, mitt romney spent sunday in florida before his major foreign policy speech in virginia today. nbc's tracie potts joins us now live from washington. good morning. >> veronica. good morning. let's talk about the speech. in it today he tries to draw distinctions. we've seen an advanced copy where mitt romney will now argue america is now weaker against our enemies abroad. mitt romney gives a big foreign policy speech in virginia today, but over the weekend in florida, he focused on taxes and president obama. >> he will ultimately have to raise taxes on middle income taxes by $4,000 a year. >> reporter: since last week's debate, which romney is widely regarded as having won, both sides argued the other was dishonest. >> he was a little taken aback at the brazenness with which governor romney walked away from so many of the positions on which he's run. >> reporter: their truth war now on tv. >> not telling the truth about mitt romney's tax plan. >> this was dishonest. >> i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. >> the governor knows his $5
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, for the price of the gas. >> also hitting new record highs this weekend in california. what better time to take cal train. >> going to be safe. >> others traded traffic for a boat. >> we said let's just relax on the ferry boat and have a great time. >> those who drove paid a premium. many car lots jacked up the prices for the weekend. >> $30. >> are you glad you didn't drive? >> this couple paid the piper. >> little more than what i expected.. >> near the ballpark we found parking up to $80. hundreds of thousands, not parking was the easiest way to go. in san francisco, anne, cbs 5. >> as the search continues for whoever killed a woman, the family is turning to social media to get the word out. susie ko was found dead friday night. the family set up a web site to get tips and leads. they've put the word out on facebook and twitter. >> she was attacked. she was murdered. inside the house. >> i'm glad that we all have the supporters here to honor her. she was a great woman. >>> the family's car was stolen out of their garage. police are looking for a blue 2011 subaru out back with license plate.
KRON
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
and ordered for the california smog regulators to start selling the winter bland. the winter bland is a little cheaper to produce and it is coming down to basically supply and demand. that is why prices are going up. hopefully they will start selling this winter will end soon so we can see the prices go down. >> and the meantime i guess you just have to fill air out because the prices just keep going up. i was telling my sister to fill up her car because it was going to get worse. >> politics with decision 2012 president obama will be visiting the bay area today. this is the second day of his california visit. these are pictures from where the president will be later on this evening. he will attend a campaign event first at san francisco's intercontinental hotel at 4:00 p.m.. he will then be at a fund-raiser at the auditorium later today. the met rummy will be darling presence of a moscow slogan for an address later on today--hope slogan. that romney says that hope is not a strategy for dealing with the middle east. city hall was one of the buildings vandalize and oakland last night. there wer
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in a week. across the country, 15 states now seeing gas at or near $4 a gallon, california's democratic governor brown rolling back regulations in a bid to drive prices down. should the president do the same? welcome, everyone, i am here for neil cavuto and this is "your world." california is fast becoming the poeter child if high gas prices but at the current pace $5, could be in everyone's future. and now, adam is in los angeles where there is plenty of pain at the pump. so, 50 cents in a week. what is going on? >>reporter: you are right. the president was down the secret from where we are and he drove by the gas stations headed through the state. i can tell you from northern california to southern california yesterday, no matter where you look, you will find prices like this and then a car obscuring the sign but it is $4.99 for regular. others, for regular, it $5.29 and even up to $5.49. it is difficult for a lot of drivers in california. three reasons: one, supply; two, the supply is tied to demand," several of the refineries in california are off line. the refineries make the speci
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growers are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. last year's pumpkin weighed 17,000 pounds. the grower took home an $11,000 prize. we talked to some of the contestants and they said there's a lot of work that goes into this, including transporting them. growers pack the pumpkins into their pickup trucks and t
KBCW
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. no other information has been released. >>> soring gas prices in california have gotten the governor's attention. lindy is live in san francisco with the latest on the price spike. >> anyone who has driven up to a gas pump this week asks when will this pain end. it's costing upwards of $70 to fill up a gas tank. relief may be on the way. it's been another day of record breaking prices and the moment of dread. >> 84.17. >> reporter: that was for just a little over 17-gallons. prices hiked up another nickel overnight. >> reporter: the average price for a regular gallon is $4.64. most pumps are reflecting $5 a gal. >> what happened to obama bringing that down. >> reporter: it won't be the president but governor jerry brown is calling this an emergency. winter blend gasoline is normally not sold until november 1s. part of the problem is the state's effort to protect the environment. they require special similar and winter gasoline blend. the fire shut down part of the chef ron. >> once the winter blen
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
a the virginia military institute. >> president obama making more california including francisco. >> we have some work to do. got an election to win. >> president obama held a star- in southernraiser california that included a list such as george clooney, perry.ie he poked fun at his less than stellar debate performance last week. >> everybody here are great friends and incredible professionals. they perform flawlessly night after night. e same.t always say th [laughter] >> republican candidate mitt theey rally supporters in critical state of florida on sunday. warned that a second term for obama would lead to ruin thatf economic crushes the american dream. >> we will hold to that sort high on november 6. the world will see we are .erious >> while mr. obama continues to romney, summonses money will win the election -- that policy matters and not money will win the election. >> president santos joe biden getting stronger than the policies they put in place. mitt romney will say elected.to get you have to wonder what people say as president. >> we have a few more rounds to go in this fight. we saw
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. for the price of the gas. >> also hitting new record highs this weekend in california. what better time to take cal train. >> going to be safe and drop us right off at the bart. >> others traded traffic for a boat. >> we said let's relax on the boat. go under the water and have a great time. >> those who did choose to drive, paid a premium. many car lots jacked up their prices just for the weekend. >> $30. >> are you glad you didn't drive? >> this couple paid. >> little bit more than what i expected. >> near the ballpark, we found parking up to $80. call it paying for convenience but for hundreds of thousands, not parking was the easiest way to go. in san francisco, cbs 5. >> take a look at this. a new era in space flight tonight with a launch of a private low owned rocket to the international space station. live pictures of florida and the rocket has just launched. it's the first of a dozen supply flights under contract with nasa. carrying about 1,000 pounds of food, clothes, experiments and equipment. >> as the search continues for whoever killed a woman, her family is turning to social media
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and here's what's "money" tonight. california gas prices shatter a record, soaring as high as $5.65 a gallon, even creating a free-for-all for gas thieves. all thanks to government regulation. how much worse can it get? >> while iran is still trying to control its currency crisis its offshore oil platforms are reportedly under cyberattack. is the regime running out of time? >>> are electric cars actually bad for the environment? specifically, twice as bad as traditional cars? a shocking new study says they may not be so green after all. even when they say it's not, it is always about money melissa: let's take a look at the day's market headlines. investors staying cautious before tomorrow's earnings season kickoff with alcoa. summit between eu finance ministers brought modest declines to stocks. stocks closed down 26 points. shares of apple fell more than 2%. there are report that is a weekend strike broke out at a foxconn factory in china, a major a sembler in china. foxconn is denying the report. they have had major problems. >>> netflix shares surged more than 10% on the news
KRON
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
a available. >> new homeless challenges in southern california apart passing ordinances from smoking into the park to leaning bikes against trees. they say that it is an unprecedented increase of homelessness. they are intended to push them out by criminalizing their daily activities. >> this man is in the hospital after getting in a fight in the north beach neighborhood. officers responded to the 400 block of broadway just after 2:00 a.m. that is where officers found one man that was hit his head to the pavement. he was taken to hospital but were potentially life- threatening. the suspect was described as male in his 20s. he fled the scene. no arrests have been reported. we will let you know if we will find out more. also, the decomposing body was found in a car in oakland. this was found around 5:00 p.m. it was in this oakland neighborhood. wrapped in a cloth. it appeared to be in the car for quite some time. the identity is still not known or the cause. >> vandals struck in oakland last night. many people attacked buildings after an anti-war protest. they believe anti arcus anti-
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
. this is the second part of a two-day swing through california, as mr. obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, escalate their television ads in competitive states like ohio. just one event in los angeles the president was expected to raise $3.75 million after trailing mr. raomney in the cas race for much of the summer. the cash tide looks like it has turned so today here's what's on tap in the bay area. president obama arrives at sfo about 1:40 this afternoon. then there's a private fund-raiser at the int intercontinental hotel. at 5:00 a dinner. this is expected to be absolutely sold out but he's expected to spend the night here in san francisco and then attend a fund-raiser in ohio. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, "today in the bay." >>> as far as an assemblyman is concerned pg&e should keep ratepayers out of the equation. pg&e is still facing fines for that fatal san bruno explosion back in 2010. the california public utilities commission was set to hold hearings on the fines but now wants to cancel those meetings in favor of closed-door meetings. pg&e says it wants
FOX Business
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
shock, oil prices, gas prices skyrocketing in california, $0.20 overnight in one town. could it happen near you? despite highs in the market not seen since before the recession, people are still leaving stocks behind. why the mass exodus? answers next. ♪ [poignant music] woman: my father taught me a lot about life without ever saying a word. when i was a little girl, my friends were all just like me. his never were. - hello, hello. - didn't you bring them, george? - i thought you were going to. - no, no. i brought them last time. - you are right. [laughs] i forgot! all right, all right. woman: i used to wonder, why would a jew, a christian, and a muslim ever get together? both: it was him! woman: and then i finally got it. they had a lot more in common than doughnuts. - ♪ love can build a bridge - ♪ oh, love and only love - ♪ between your heart and mine ♪ - ♪ between your heart and mine ♪ male announcer: a message from the foundation for a better life. ♪ gerri: well, despite the rise in stock markets, small investors are pulling their money at stocks. since march a 2009
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
>>> good morning. i'm bob redell with what the state of california is doing to try to bring down these ridiculously high prices at the pumps. that story coming up. >>> and the president getting all set to make another stop right here in the bay area. we'll let you know where he'll be coming up. >>> plus going for the record. the half moon bay pumpkin weigh-off happens today and there's extra incentive for growers. >> like huge pumpkin pies. >>> right now we give you a live look over san francisco. that is the palace of fine arts to start another fine week. this is monday, october 8th. this is "today in the bay." >>> it is 4:30, almost 4:31. happy columbus day to one and all. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm marla tellez in for laura garcia-cannon. a whole lot to get to including some big ole pumpkins, but first let's check the forecast with christina loren. >> good morning to you. we have a really good-looking week temperaturewise and we're expecting our first significant showers of the season as we head through the next 48 hours, so you're at 51 this morning in san jose and sunnyvale.
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with bill clinton in california, and clinton will be on the campaign trail all week, and this as a new gallup poll showing a tighter race after the debate. the president now up by just three points after being up by six points at his peak. abc's david kerley is on the campaign trail tonight in florida. >> reporter: 9,000 flag-waving romney supporters jammed the town square, 6,000 last night, all ready to turn the president out of office. >> you all have the chance to hear his answers or his not answers -- nonanswers. now, of course, days later we're hearing his excuses, and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> reporter: team romney is feeling the momentum from his debate performance, and the obama campaign is admitting even the president realizes he didn't perform at his peak. >> i think you can assume that he's reviewed the tape, and it will inform -- it will inform how he handles these subsequent debates. >> reporter: it wasn't all bad news, the president was buoyed by the drop in the unemployment rate to below 8%, and he broke his own record
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
building along the way. they attacked the california bank and trust. >> we have been told by california bank security that each one of these windows cost $6,000 to replace. the protesters broke 12 of these windows tonight. that's $72,000 in damage here alone. oaknd la police were not -- oakland police were not prepared , so they had to make do with the officers they could muster in a short time. >> if we don't feel we can safely approach the crowd of 250 without the officers getting hurt and also innocent savilleen whys we need to take a wait and watch situation. >> the rampage only lasted half an hour. not enough time to call in mutual aid. in oaknd la, thomas roman, abc7 news. >> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested yesterday after a violent street march downtown are members of an anarchist gang. about 20 arrests were made after they vandalized businesses, cars and other property. police say they were assaulted with projectiles that included bags of rocks mixed with paint. a family launches an on-line effort to find a killer after their mother was found murdered in
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
. this recent surge is to blame for a number of refinery problems in california, power failure in southern california and chevron fire in august. all contributing to those high prices. latest prices released from aaa this morning are just out, take a look at this, this is what has happened in the last week, if you filled up, you know it. san francisco $4.74 up 47 cents in a week. oakland up 49 cents. from a week ago. san jose 50 cents. analysts predict once that winter blend mix of gasoline begins selling we definitely could begin to see prices fall. >> if it is right, that would have a major impact on the price of gasoline, increasing our spwhraoeus by 8, 10% would be plenty to bring down california prices to norm app relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: the big question is how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are predicting that it could take a week or so. until then, we will probably continue to see prices under the $5 mark. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after occupy protesters combined with anti-war protes
MSNBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
the debates. right now president obama is about to make modern history. the president is in california where he'll unveil a national monument in horne of cesar chavez who led the farm worker monument. it's the first national monument since the 1700s to horne the latino. the latino vote is heavily skewed towards the president, but the issue is enthusiasm. we know this visit today in california with this national monument is a big one for the president. as for governor romney, he took direct aim at president obama's handling of foreign policy during his speech at the military institute in virginia. it's the tenth foreign policy speech of romney's campaign. >> when we look at the middle east today, with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability, with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region, and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead likely at the hands of al qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. i know the president hopes for a safe
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
continue to climb in california. help could be on the way. report out this morning shows prices in san francisco $4.74 for regular. in oakland and san jose, $4.68. higher since yesterday. governor brown has ordered immediate action, urging the selling of cheaper winter blend to start earlier than usual. senator feinstein has asked the ftc to investigate the hike. more on that in a live report. >>> the first nobel pooh -- nobel prize of the year are being announced this morning. the committee says two research remembers have revolutionized the understanding of how cells and organisms develop. the committee will be announcing other awards throughout the week. >>> president obama is coming to the bay area today to make a lash dash for campaign cash before the november election. signs are springing up outside the hotel in san francisco where he has an event late afternoon. then the civic auditorium for fundraising concert and rally headlined by john legend. before the concert, $20,000 per person dinner prepared by celebrity chefs. attended by 49ers quarterback smith. >>> last night the pre
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
2011 subaru outback with idaho license plates. >>> today california gasoline prices are setting another record. $4.67 a gallon. now governor brown is taking a step that could take prices down. they told the board to transition into winter blend gasoline now. instead of waiting until after halloween. some had transitioned to making winter blend gas so adding it to the current mix would make more gas available around the state. relief at the pump can't come soon enough for california drivers. some have to pay for gas just to do their jobs. others say they are finding ways to cut back on how much they drive or in some cases what they drive. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> many industry analysts say gas prices will go down possibly sometime this week. >>> state regulators are cracking down on two companies that claim to be a high-tech alternative to taxis. the california public utilities commission issued a order against side car and lifts. the companies lack the required permits that make sure drivers are properly li
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
what we can deal, the building with the most damage, california bank. it will cost thousands of dollars to replace at least nine broken windows that we counted. right now they are power spraying some of the paint off. the march only lasted about 30, 40 minutes. police say it wasn't enough time respond or come to mutual aid. live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in san francisco, an occupy protest there on saturday ended in almost two dozen arrests. police say the protesters tried to block the streets and the businesses. they also say some of the activities threwob jects at police hitting one officer in the head. >> protesters threw ziplock bags, some of the bags of paint contain rocks. there's definitely intent to injure. >> they acted out of line, out of policy. they were just crazy. >> reporter: that man says police jumped the gun when they went to make an arrest. in total 22 people were arrested by police. some of the charges include conspiracy, rioting and refusing to obey a lawful order torques obey a lawful order from a police officer. san francisco poli
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic surge in prices came after a southern california refinery went down a week ago. it came back online friday. analysts say they expect prices to stabilize in the coming days. now this might make you feel a little better this morning. a gas station in long beach has the priciest gas at $6.66 a gallon. it could be worse. >>> it may be a sign of the times, roseville police are investigating the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a shell station. stations manager says security cameras caught the thief stealing gas on three different occasions. police say a man in a pickup truck somehow disabled the meter and pumped gas into a tank in the bed of his truck. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco to raise even more money for h
KRON
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
.67. $4.20 last week the governor realizes what's going on he is asking the california air resources board to tell the refineries to start producing the winter blamed if that happens that will bring more supply more gas and to the supply area that means more gas will be available and hopefully that will drive down prices. if not we're looking at approximately $5 a gallon in the next week or so. and that's-that she will probably go up a little bit more than that. how long that's going to stay we are not exactly sure. this will also translates to more at the stores because now it will cost the stores much more to ship the products that we buy bread food everything else. a lot of people are already making jokes maybe it's time for them to bust out their bikes backed you dari. oh yes and of course is not biking weather. thanks a lot leal. >> that's turn our attention to politics when decision 2012. president obama was in southern california and today he is here. in the bay area he will be a arriving this afternoon on the second day of his california visit. he is a live look at the auditorium w
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
night. currently the average price of gas in california is $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. in san francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the same. >> reporter: at pizzaman drivers get reumbursed by the mile. -- reimbursed by the mile. >> hard to hire people. >> reporter: experts blame the spike on a power failure last week and the scale back after the fire in august, this when there are typically shortages as california switches to winter blends. that is why he is glad he can fill up for under $20. >> i am grateful and only use the bike when
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
the president. connell: california's governor changing seasons, bringing in the winter blend to help bring down skyrocketing gas prices. dagen: why some lawmakers are calling this chinese technology giant a threat to national security. connell: we will have all those stories but let's check on stocks now, as we do every 15 minutes. nicole petallides. nicole: i'm taking a look at the major averages, the dow nasdaq and s&p all pulling back a little bit. the dow jones industrial average down about 1/4 of 1%. we're also seeing the nasdaq and the s&p down even more than that. the tech heavy nasdaq down more than a half of 1%. on a day where the vix, the fear index is one of the few up arrows on the big board. i'm seeing retailers, drugs, bank stocks, all of those indexes do have down arrows today as we kick it off. don't forget last week was a winning week on wall street. talking about looking at a health records company. they want to be out there on the market. so they are using citigroup to run their sale, and what they are looking for is second round offers. they already have offers to be taken p
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 2:00pm PDT
will have analysis on friday. here today, governor of california took emergency steps over the weekend to lower the highest price of gas ever in his state. should the rest of the country follow his lead? that's what we're going to talk about next on "the five." ♪ ♪ 0t[h7 wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. it'll cause cavities, bad breath. patients will try and deal with it by drinking water. water will work for a few seconds but if you're not drinking it, it's going to get dry again. i recommend biotene. all the biotene products like the oral rinse...the sprays have enzymes in them. the whole formulation just works very well. it leaves the mouth feeling fresh. if i'm happy with the results and my patients are happy with the results, i don't need to look any farther. [ male
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. lori: i am lori rothman. prices of gasoline in california are soaring. hitting $4.66 a gallon. many stations going over five dollars for regular. it is costing drivers so much. cheryl: fracking and wyoming. could travel spell trouble for the entire industry? lori: customers could finally be getting back some of the millions that went missing. the company imploded after a massive fraud. those peregrine accounts and ceo will join us. melissa: let's head to the new york stock exchange. our very own local nicole petallides is standing by. nicole: it is a holiday. the dow is down 22 points. the s&p and nasdaq are both down. tech is heavily weighted to the downside. we are also taking a look at walmart. it hit an all-time high today. this on their agreement with american express to offer customers an alternative to their own charge cards and debit cards. they have come up with their own plan called the bluebird. another alternative for walmart customers. the big picture is last week we gained after two weeks of selling. we are just giving a little bit back now. back to you. lori: we canno
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
supplies by 8 or 10% could be plenty to bring down california prices to normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> reporter: now the big question, how soon will we see prices fall? analysts are all over the board on this some are saying we could see prices drop in the next week. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> they are cleaning up this morning arm oakland city hall after protesters went on a vandalism spree. they broke windows and damaged cars from 14th and telegraph at 6:00 last night. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, several banks and other businesses. plus, cars parked along the street. police say they were outnumbered and were not prepared to move in and make arrests without outside help. demonstrators dispersed before help could be brought in. amy hollyfield is there now and will bring a live report in 30 minutes. >>> san francisco police say many of the protesters arrested saturday after violent stretch march are members of an anarchist gang. 20 arrests were made. police say they were assaulted with projectiles, including bags of rocks, mixed with pa
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
campaign has another view and white house correspondent nancy cordes is joining us from keen, california with that tonight. nancy? >> reporter: scott, good evening those poll numbers you mentioned helped to explain why the obama campaign harshly criticized romney's speech today before he even delivered it saying that he failed the commander-in-chief test. it's part of an aggressive new approach to try to stem the damage from the president's debate performance. with the president in california for a mix of official business and fund-raisers the white house fired back at romney's claims that the president was weak on syria and iran. they said romney did not propose any steps today that president obama hadn't taken already. >> that's why the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: they pointed out romney's embrace of a middle east peace plan for two separate states with israel and palestine was at odds with what he told donors in that secretly taped florida fund-raiser. >> reporter: obama campaign officials described romney's speech a
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
in the making. the president is honoring a california icon before heading to san francisco for faund raising push. here is video of president barack obama landing in bakersfield about an hour ago. he is there to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. the property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and served as a planning and coordination center for chavez and his movement in the 1970s. afterward a dinner reception will be held for the president tonight in san francisco at the bill graham civic auditorium. john legend will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
will be in california to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. >>> we're now a month away from the election day, and it's the vice-president ya candidates' turn to duke it out. they'll scheduled for thursday. and mitt romney is keeping busy and the crowd at his rallies are growing. here's the latest. >> mitt romney spent a second consecutive day asking for votes in florida. >> the republican contender is ride something momentum from last week's debate. he has drawn his biggest crowds of the came pain. 6,000 last night in orlando, and 8,000 today in port st. lucy. >> you hard a chance to hear his answer or nonanswer. now, of course, days later, we're hearing his excuses, and next january we'll be watching him leave the white house for the last time. >> president obama arrived in california today for a two-day fundraising swing in the solidly democratic state. tonight he'll attend a star studded event at the nokia theater. celebrities on hand to support the president's eelection. over two days the obama campaign is expected to raise a minimum of $59 million. when it comes to
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
more than 50 crepts in many bay area cities. some california gas prices are now more than a dollar above the national average. the price hike has been blamed on refinery problems in the state. today governor brown stepped in and asked refineries to switch to a winter blend of gas, and that would relief businesses and consumers. >> if it's right, that would have major impact on the price of gasoline. increasing our supply by 8 or 10% be plenty to bring down california prices to the normal relationship to the rest of the country. >> some drivers figure they have no choice but to pay the high prices. >> we live in a state that is very resticktive. costs more to build here, do business here, more to buy gas here. >> the major problem is california has just a few refineries that produce the low emission special fuel for the state and we're in a very vulnerable position when refinery accidents happen. >> now, senator feinstein is asking the federal trade commission to investigate the recent hike in gas pricesment she wants the ftc to establish a permanent market monitoring team. now, pro
KRON
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, no one injured. >>> within days california drivers have seen gas prices rise by as much as $0.50. last week it was $4:26. the average is $4-point much -- 4.67. they took steps to try to bring the prices down. >> i want to cry. every two weeks i spend $120 a gas. >> reporter: if looking at these numbers hurts your health and wallet, help is on the way. >> everything helps. it makes a difference. ten or twenty. >> they predict gas prices in a few weeks will drop to about four dollars. governor jerry brown directed the air resources board to immediately allow refineries to produce the so-called winter blend gasoline. this could increase the fuel supply by up to ten percent. in the world of gasoline prices shoot up quickly, and come back down slowly. energy experts say they believe prices will remain high for a couple more days and start to drop back down by midweek. >> the gas you buy now is summer blend, better for the environment. winter blend is not typically sold until november. it is cheaper to produce but not as good for air quality. because of the record high gas prices consumers a
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
in california and mitt romney in virginia. but both campaigns have their eyes on a new poll that shows the race getting even tighter. >> we begin with abc's tahman bradley in washington this morning. good morning, tahman. >> good morning, paula, good morning, rob. polls show a tighter race after last night's debate. and president obama is bringing up huge cash, in fact, he's back on track to raise more than $1 billion. >> reporter: overnight the stars came out to help president obama. bill clinton and katy perry were among celebrities on hand at a fund-raiser. one of five events expected to raise $10 million. this after mr. obama and democrats raised $181 million last month. the president made a joke last week. >> they just performed flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president's rival, mitt romney is on the stump drawing huge crowds, thousands of accounts in florida. >> you'll have the chance to hear his answers or his nonanswers. now, of course, days later, we're hearing his excuses. >> reporter: a new gallup poll confirms romney picked up momentum af
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 3:00pm EDT
good. gasoline prices. you just heard us talking about them. the prices in california keep hitting record highs. the team breakdown where energy prices are headed and what it means for your money. ♪ ♪ liz: have you been one of those people who are hanging onto netflix stock? it is up about 11% right now. it is our power mover. shares surging. netflix pick after morgan stanley upgraded the stock from overweight to equal weight. this was one of seven dollars stock just back in may. it has just not had a great move until today. if we show you the three your picture, then you get really depressed. that is what netflix used to look like. let's look at the fox 50 right now. weimar read than you do green. dell is number one at the moment. viacom coming up next. we have very thin volume. let's get to nicole petallides. what are you watching? nicole: i am taking a look at some of the banks. how about a look here at national bank of greece. it is not trading on friday. it is trading today. you can take a look at this big john. it is all on the heels of something that leaked out. that is
FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in that same poll by eight points a few weeks ago. we have team fox coverage. ed henry is in california. cal cameron in virginia. the governor covered a lot of ground in that speech. >> he did. this was mitt romney's attempt to suggest that president obama's foreign policy is essentially failed across the globe. there were a whole number of hot spots that they singled out. at one point he suggested the president has only hoped for a strategy and it's not a strategy and mr. romney said we simply can't afford four more years of the current foreign policy. here is a little of his speech. >> with iran closer than irrelevant to nuclear weapons capability, with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead, likely at the hands of al-qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> democrats complained romney's speech was filled with criticism but not a lot of policy specifics. mr. romney's policies speech today will
SFGTV2
Oct 8, 2012 1:30pm PDT
for stepping up. [applause] oscar delatorre, the northern california carpenters regional council, thank you. laborers council. tim, thank you for being here. the film commission, patrick johnson, thank you for stepping up. an invaluable planning council that i will be working closely with as we move into the new health care challenges for our city and state and country, that is our hiv services planning council. gabriel ortega, thank you for stepping up. mark, thank you for being here. [applause] a very important commission, our immigrant rights commission, who is constantly challenged by the need to reform our immigration policies, but to make sure that when people try to vote this year that they will not be intimidated. we've got to work harder for the rest of the country. we can show the way here. i know the leadership will come from sonia. thank you for stepping up. our state has presented, and our country has presented, a challenge to us for our seniors and the need for long-term care. we're going to be working closely with the long term care coordinating council. thank you, tracy. [ap
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